High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a fantastic way to burn calories. For those of you who have absolutely no idea what HIIT is, it's a series of repeated bouts of high intensity exercise (usually performed for 30-90 seconds) split with short rest periods (usually around 10-30 seconds). It's usually either in sprint intervals or a circuit style workout.
Since the start of the World Cup in earnest, I haven't had much game time during the opening week. So whilst at home the other day on my day-off I decided to do a little top-up session. I roped my girlfriend, Chloe, into the session, which I wouldn't normally do, as I intensely dislike all the rubbish you see up on Instagram and Twitter, about couples who train together, apparently staying together!
I am taking Sara Malm a fitness enthusiasts and Daily Mail Online foreign correspondent through her paces. Sara really enjoys her training and whilst she has been working out for a while, she is by no means a professional. I have tried to give her a taster of a few different exercises that will help develop her abs.
Overall I think that we, the fitness community, do some hugely positive things, inspiring people to make changes, which can sometimes be genuinely life changing. However, I am also aware that in our haste and enthusiasm to promote our fitness ideals, we are also in part to blame for the veil of confusion that has descended upon it all, which brings with it more questions than answers.